Study

Explore the variety of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes offered by the School of Marketing and International Business.

Study options

The School of Marketing and International Business (SMIB) offers a broad range of study options and programmes, which cater for the various requirements of the commercial, financial, administrative and academic worlds.

These range from Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) in Marketing and International Business, through to Graduate Diploma programmes, Honours and Master's Degrees, the Post Experience Programme for students with substantial work experience and the PhD programme for extensive research options.

Our students

Students come to SMIB from throughout New Zealand and the world. They range from first-year students wanting to find out about this exciting and growing career area, to seasoned professionals and entrepreneurs looking for new perspectives and directions to give them the edge they need in their work. Many of our undergraduate students continue to further postgraduate study in the School, while others gain employment in sought-after positions in business and government.

The School is active in Victoria University's international exchange programme, enabling our students to study for one or two trimesters at one of a range of universities world-wide. International students also come to study at Victoria University through the international exchange programme, and can usually include the School's courses in the degree programmes of their home institution.

Career options

Marketing and International Business graduates are able to transfer the skills they acquire to roles in many business and public sector organisations. These include:

  • Account Managers
  • Digital Account Managers
  • Event Marketing Advisers/Coordinators/Managers
  • Media Sales Executives
  • International Marketing Executives
  • Government Policy Analysts and Export Advisors
  • Human Resource Advisers
  • Import/Export Agents
  • International Management Advisers/Consultants

Degrees offered within the School are designed to provide a broad educational foundation as well as developing specialist skills in your chosen major. Employers value the breadth and flexibility of skills in thinking, communication, and developing a global perspective that our programmes provide.

Read further about the career opportunities available with a Marketing degree or International Business degree at Vic Careers, or download the Career View publications below.